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The Lady Godiva Connection


In the most famous instance of voyeurism, just one person in the town, a tailor ever afterwards known as Peeping Tom, disobeyed Lady Godiva’s instructions and “peeped” through the plantation shutters of his home. It is also said that Louis XIV used them so that he could continue to view the ladies of his court bathing in the garden but prevent the Versailles palace guards from being distracted from their duties and from looking in to the palace.

Plantation Shutters History.

Plantation shutters originated from the cotton plantations in southern America, however, their history begins much earlier than this. Window coverings have long been used to resolve the issues of light control, ventilation, privacy and security. When shutters served as the primary window covering,  people in hotter climates used louvered ones to allow fresh air into the house.

Increase Value of Your Home

Outdoor roller blinds and shutters make a great first impression, and might result in an offer much faster than a home with no, or unappealing, outdated window treatments.

Issues of insulation, dust reduction and durability, as well as their classic style, have led to the increasing recent popularity of plantation shutters.

Protection, Outdoors.

Don’t let the wind, rain or the hot summer sun spoil your outdoor entertaining. Create an all year outdoor alfresco area with Half Price Shutters.

Outdoor Blinds by Half Price Shutters, bring elegance and comfort to your outside entertainment area. They are perfect for your patio, pergola, verandah, gazebo or pool area, creating a natural and effortless flow between your home’s inside and outdoor living areas and keeping your interiors cool and shaded by blocking out the sun’s intense heat, glare and damaging UV rays.

Their sophisticated good looks, convenient and simple operation and their high-quality Australian manufacturing ensures Half Price Shutters are the ultimate sun shade and wind break for your home as well as damage protection from accidents, storm and fire.

Benefits of Outdoor Blinds and Plantation Shutters

  • Integrates your indoor and outdoor living
  • Blocks up to 95% of harmful UV rays
  • Keep your home naturally cool by creating shade, reducing glare and heat
  • Light filtering and shade quality up to 85%
  • Wind and water resistant
  • Protect your privacy without obstructing your views
  • Keep out unwanted bugs and pests
  • Save money on your energy bills
  • Clean designer styling to match any home
  • Motorised for simple and convenient operation from anywhere in your home
  • Australian made for Australian conditions
  • Storm and wind protection
  • Bushfire protection

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Half Price Shutters offer interest-free for up to 60-month, flexible payment options to help you improve your privacy and discernment with unannounced visitors. That’s a 5 year payment plan option which is almost twice the term of closest competitors!

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